Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling - John Taylor Gatto Reviews
Description:ISBN 0865716692 / Genre: Science / Nature / Author: John Taylor Gatto / Edition: Reprint / Paperback / 214 Pages / Book is published ... more
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There are many areas in which I very strongly disagree with the author of this book. I do think this book has some major disadvantages to it, in fact there are a few segments one might even class as horrid - hence the title. So why have I given this book 5 stars? Because, when he is good - he is really good. Gatto is passionate, genuine, and has some incredibly good points. But mainly I have given this book 5 stars because it makes the reader think, in a way that few books do. I usually devour books. I have to slow myself down as I do read very quickly, but this is a book where I often had to pause to digest what he was saying - and 98% of the time he is right. This is a Read the complete review